E.g., Oct 17 2018
OCT
17

Toy Time

Wed, Oct 17   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Drop by and play with our toys, make new friends, and have fun!

Toy Time

Computer Basics

Wed, Oct 17   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults techknowledge

Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer.

This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware,...

Computer Basics

Playing Arabic Music

Wed, Oct 17   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults creative aging

Learn the instruments of the classical and folk music traditions of the Middle East and North Africa. Zafer Tawil will demonstrate melodies and rhythms on the various instruments of the Arab world.

Registration is required. Please...

Playing Arabic Music

Build with LEGO

Wed, Oct 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Free play with our extensive collection of building toys, suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be supervised at all times by an adult.

Build with LEGO

Team Up to Read

Wed, Oct 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids team up to read

Free for children ages 5 to 9 and participating parents or caregivers!

Enjoy fun activities while learning new strategies to improve reading skills.

After attending Team Up To Read, 100% of families surveyed said their child...

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Team Up to Read

I Know Your Password is "Password" - Internet Privacy and Safety for Kids!

Wed, Oct 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. This one-time program will help kids keep themselves and their information safe while using online apps and games!

Topics to be covered include: 

 ...

I Know Your Password is "Password" - Internet Privacy and Safety for Kids!

OCT
18

Babies & Books

Thu, Oct 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. (Birth to 18 months)

Babies & Books

Book Discussion: The Leavers by Lisa Ko

Thu, Oct 18   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults book club book discussion

THE LEAVERS, by Lisa Ko.

"One morning, Deming Guo's mother, an undocumented Chinese immigrant named Polly, goes to her job at the nail salon and never comes home.

With his mother gone, eleven-year-old Deming is left with no one to...

Book Discussion:  The Leavers by Lisa Ko

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Oct 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Teens book club reading is fundamental

Join the RIF- Reading is Fundamental club and receive a free book when you sign up with your library card.  In the next three week receive another free book and an extra one on your birthday.  Build your own library with the RIF Club!...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tell Your Story: Scary Story Creative Writing Workshop

Thu, Oct 18   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens creative writing writing workshop

Join us for a writing workshop series with awesome writing teacher and horror writer Sam Rebelein! Get inspired with writing prompts, movie clips, interactive games and more, and create some hair raising horror tales!

This workshop is...

Tell Your Story: Scary Story Creative Writing Workshop

OCT
19

Game On! Board Games

Fri, Oct 19   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids

Play games with your friends!

 

(Younger children must be with an adult.)

Game On! Board Games

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Oct 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Teens gaming techknowledge teen time

Join our Teen Tech Time program.  Play various gaming systems such as XBOX and Playstation 4.

Teen Tech Time

OCT
20

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years ready set kindergarten

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices.  Exploring literacy, science and math through music, stories, art and play will help you and your...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten stem & steam

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories, art, & play will help you &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Team Up to Read

Sat, Oct 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids team up to read

Free for children ages 5 to 9 and participating parents or caregivers!

Enjoy fun activities while learning new strategies to improve reading skills.

After attending Team Up To Read, 100% of families surveyed said their child...

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Team Up to Read

English Conversation Group

Sat, Oct 20   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Practice listening to and speaking English with this informal group.

No registration necesssary. The group meets on the second floor.

English Conversation Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

R.E.A.D. Therapy Dog Program: Come Read to Leo!

Sat, Oct 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids openhouse2018

Introducing our new program for kids, R.E.A.D. to Leo!

Once upon a wag, there was a specially trained therapy dog named Leo. He wished that a child would read him a story. Visit us at the Bay Ridge Library on the last Saturday of...

Featured Event
R.E.A.D. Therapy Dog Program: Come Read to Leo!

OCT
22

Movies @ the Library: The Battle of the Sexes

Mon, Oct 22   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

(Comedy/Drama) 121 Minutes In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs became one of the most...

Movies @ the Library: The Battle of the Sexes

Kidding Around Yoga

Mon, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids yoga

Join experienced teacher Kathleen Scarola for a yoga session for kids ages 5-12!

(All children who participate in this program must have a waiver signed by their parent/guardian at the time of the session, no exceptions. Space is limited...

Kidding Around Yoga

OCT
23

StoryPlay

Tue, Oct 23   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your ticket at...

StoryPlay

StoryPlay

Tue, Oct 23   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children age 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 11:00am. Space is limited; get your ticket at...

StoryPlay

Toddler Time

Tue, Oct 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. (18-36 months)

Toddler Time

Ask a Tech

Tue, Oct 23   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults techknowledge

Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? No time to attend a formal class? Join our drop-in computer lab for personalized assistance.

Ask a Tech

Knitting & Crochet

Tue, Oct 23   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Bring your own needles and yarn and have fun! No registration required.

Knitting & Crochet

Homework Help

Tue, Oct 23   3:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids homework help

Free afters chool homework help for grades K-8 with Joseph!

Homework Help

DIY Teen Crafts

Tue, Oct 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Teens arts and crafts teen time

Come and Join us for an hour of creative fun!

Do it yourself projects to share with family and friends!

See you there!

DIY Teen Crafts

Chess Workshop

Tue, Oct 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids kids create

Learn to play chess with our instructor!

Chess Workshop

OCT
24

Toy Time

Wed, Oct 24   10:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children with our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! 

Toy Time

HTML Basics

Wed, Oct 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults techknowledge

HTML Basics introduces new users to the basics of the markup language and its structure by creating and editing HTML web pages. This lesson will cover the fundamentals of HTML 5 and put them into practice.

HTML Basics

HTML Basics

Wed, Oct 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults techknowledge

HTML Basics introduces new users to the basics of the markup language and its structure by creating and editing HTML web pages. This lesson will cover the fundamentals of HTML 5 and put them into practice.

HTML Basics

Playing Arabic Music

Wed, Oct 24   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults creative aging

Learn the instruments of the classical and folk music traditions of the Middle East and North Africa. Zafer Tawil will demonstrate melodies and rhythms on the various instruments of the Arab world.

Registration is required. Please...

Playing Arabic Music

Build with LEGO

Wed, Oct 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids build with duplo build with lego

Free play with our extensive collection of building toys, suitable for ages 2-12. Younger children must be supervised at all times by an adult.

Build with LEGO

Team Up to Read

Wed, Oct 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids team up to read

Free for children ages 5 to 9 and participating parents or caregivers!

Enjoy fun activities while learning new strategies to improve reading skills.

After attending Team Up To Read, 100% of families surveyed said their child...

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Team Up to Read

Bedtime Stories

Wed, Oct 24   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years bedtime stories first five years storytime

Start your bedtime routine at the library with stories and songs.  Pajamas and your favorite stuffed animal are welcome!  Caregivers and children ages Birth - 5 years. 

Bedtime Stories

OCT
25

Babies & Books

Thu, Oct 25   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy storytime

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. (Birth to 18 months)

Babies & Books

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Oct 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Teens book club reading is fundamental

Join the RIF- Reading is Fundamental club and receive a free book when you sign up with your library card.  In the next three week receive another free book and an extra one on your birthday.  Build your own library with the RIF Club!...

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tell Your Story: Scary Story Creative Writing Workshop

Thu, Oct 25   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Teens creative writing writing workshop

Join us for a writing workshop series with awesome writing teacher and horror writer Sam Rebelein! Get inspired with writing prompts, movie clips, interactive games and more, and create some hair raising horror tales!

This workshop is...

Featured Event
Tell Your Story: Scary Story Creative Writing Workshop

OCT
26

Game On! Wii & PS4

Fri, Oct 26   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids

Play games with your friends!

(Younger children must be supervised by an adult.) 

Game On! Wii & PS4

Game On!

Fri, Oct 26   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids techknowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Game On! program were you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment.

Game On!

Teen Tech Time

Fri, Oct 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Teens gaming techknowledge teen time

Join our Teen Tech Time program.  Play various gaming systems such as XBOX and Playstation 4.

Teen Tech Time

OCT
27

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices.  Exploring literacy, science and math through music, stories, art and play will help you and your...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Sat, Oct 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten stem & steam

In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories, art, & play will help you &...

Ready, Set, Kindergarten!

Team Up to Read

Sat, Oct 27   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids team up to read

Free for children ages 5 to 9 and participating parents or caregivers!

Enjoy fun activities while learning new strategies to improve reading skills.

After attending Team Up To Read, 100% of families surveyed said their child...

Register
Team Up to Read

English Conversation Group

Sat, Oct 27   1:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

Practice listening to and speaking English with this informal group.

No registration necesssary. The group meets on the second floor.

English Conversation Group

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Oct 27   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

OCT
29

Movies @ the Library: Mary Shelley

Mon, Oct 29   1:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults

( Drama) 120 Minutes The real-life story of Mary Shelley, and the creation of her immortal monster, is nearly as fantastical as her fiction. Raised by a renowned philosopher father in eighteenth-century London, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin is a...

Movies @ the Library: Mary Shelley

Kidding Around Yoga

Mon, Oct 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids yoga

Join experienced teacher Kathleen Scarola for a yoga session for kids ages 5-12!

(All children who participate in this program must have a waiver signed by their parent/guardian at the time of the session, no exceptions. Space is limited...

Kidding Around Yoga

OCT
30

StoryPlay

Tue, Oct 30   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 10:00am. Space is limited; get your ticket...

StoryPlay

StoryPlay

Tue, Oct 30   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Bay Ridge Library

Birth to Five Years

Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and play! Engage in early literacy development while making new friends at the library. (This session starts at 11:00am. Space is limited; get your ticket...

StoryPlay

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